Dear participants and music enthusiasts,

We are thrilled to announce the resounding success of the 5th edition of the BMI International Conducting Masterclass & Competition held in Bucharest! It is with immense joy and pride that we reflect on the incredible journey we embarked on together and the outstanding performances that unfolded throughout the event.

The masterclass and competition exceeded all expectations, with an unprecedented number of participants showcasing their exceptional talent, dedication, and passion for conducting. We were blown away by the remarkable performances and the level of musicianship demonstrated by each and every one of you.

The competition, in particular, witnessed a heightened level of enthusiasm, with an astounding number of aspiring conductors vying for the prestigious prizes. The jury faced the delightful challenge of evaluating the outstanding performances, and we extend our heartfelt appreciation to Maestro John Axelrod for his invaluable contributions as the President of Jury and professor and for each jury member for the unbiased and careful decision that were made.

We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all the participants, who displayed immense skill and professionalism throughout the masterclass and competition. Your commitment to the art of conducting is truly inspiring, and we are confident that each of you has a bright future ahead.

We would also like to express our gratitude to the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra, whose expertise and guidance enriched the masterclass experience for all participants.Their dedication to nurturing the talents of emerging conductors is immeasurable, and we are honored to have had them as an integral part of this event.

Moreover, we extend our appreciation to the audience members who joined us for the mesmerizing concert at the Romanian Athenaeum. Your presence and support created a vibrant atmosphere, and we hope you enjoyed the exceptional performances by our talented musicians.

Lastly, we want to thank our incredible organizing committee, without whom this event would not have been possible. Your tireless efforts, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to excellence ensured that the BMI International Conducting Masterclass was a resounding success.

As we conclude this remarkable chapter, we encourage all participants to continue honing their skills, pushing boundaries, and reaching for new heights in their musical journey. Remember, the passion and dedication you have displayed here will fuel your future endeavors and inspire others to follow their dreams.

Once again, congratulations to all the participants and our heartfelt appreciation to everyone who contributed to the success of the BMI International Conducting Masterclass & Competition. We look forward to witnessing the continued growth and achievements of each and every one of you.

Warm regards,